Documenting the Design

Universal Principles of Design

Read these to prepare for class discussion

  1. Universal principles of design
    The Principle of Confirmation, 54
  2. Universal principles of design
    The Principle of Iteration, 142
  3. a relevant article from the Nielsen Norman Group
    Horizontal Attention Leans Left
  4. MacLean, A.; Young, R. M.; Bellotti, V. M. E.; & Moran, T. P. (1991). Questions, options and criteria: Elements of design space analysis. Human-Computer Interaction, 6(3&4), 201-250.
    (Reprinted in Moran, T. P., & Carroll, J. M. (1996). Design Rationale: Concepts, Techniques, and Use. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 53-105. [QA76.9.S88 D474 1996]
    Focus your reading on sections 1-2
The practitioner's guide to user experience design

An updates to our 2015 UX text

It's been a year since General Assembly and Grand Central published my book The Practitioner's Guide to User Experience Design, and so I thought I'd post a few updates and new thoughts.